• Hacked,  Security,  Uncategorized

    It Always Feels Like Somebody’s Watching Me!

    At first glance, this picture does not look particularly controversial or even interesting. But if you look closely, there is something extremely important going on here. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, has placed a piece of tape over the webcam on his computer. It’s a remarkably low-tech solution to a fairly high tech problem, which is that hackers have figured out how to access the camera in your computer to spy on you. The process of hacking a webcam is a bit too complicated to explain concisely here. If you are curious about the details, I recommend checking out episode 5 of the Hackable? podcast. How you can protect yourself:…